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Computer Science and Informatics

Master (2 years) of Computer Science and Informatics, 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts Interdisciplinary Studies Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Roskilde University (RUC)
Campus Roskilde
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7575 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR

Would you like to work as an IT developer and programmer?

The master programme Computer Science + Informatics will qualify you to work in software development and broader system development.

You will learn techniques and theories to analyse, design and construct software systems: including software engineering methods and principles, computer and system architecture, algorithms and data representation and design principles for man-machine interfaces. You will acquire knowledge of theories and methods for analysis, design and implementation of IT applications: systems development methods and principles, IT architecture, innovative IT applications as a product, service or process and interaction between IT solutions and uses.

The programme will equip you with the skills to organize, manage and plan a system development project, including the software part. You will be qualified to work with IT issues and to analyse, design and program advanced software solutions. You will learn how to use state-of-the-art methods and techniques for the analysis and design of IT systems, including software and to test and evaluate software systems. You will acquire the skills to assess and develop methods and techniques for the design and construction of IT systems and critical and systematic approaches to new IT disciplines.

Career Opportunities 

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities as:
  • IT developer
  • Programmer
  • IT architect
  • Business developer
  • Project manager
The master programme qualifies graduates to start on a PhD programme.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Computer Science and Informatics
Language of tuition: English


Get an overview of the admission requirements that you must fulfil in order to be considered for admission as a master's student:
How and where to apply

At RUC, you can also enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student:
Admission for Exchange Students
Admission for Guest Students

Tuition fees

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

Further Information

Application Deadlines

September entry (EU/EEA citizens and tuition fee waivers)

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

September entry (non-EU/EEA citizens)

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01


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